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How a Master Upholsterer Crafts the Iconic Egg Chair

Creating a furniture icon, such as the Danish designer Arne Jacobsen's famous, curvaceous <b>Egg Chair</b>, takes a creative spark. But the craftsmanship required to keep such a tricky design in circulation requires repetition and dedication. In the case of long-time master upholsterer <b>Hans Mannerhagen</b>, who …

Materials meet seamlessly "like an iPhone" at northern California home by Natoma Architects

San Francisco studio Natoma Architects has completed a family residence that consists of intersecting volumes, with connections between its planes of …

Robert Bruno’s Steel House

A wacky, UFO-shaped house in a suburban neighborhood.<p>While driving through Texan suburbia, 20 minutes outside of Lubbock, drivers will find a giant, …

Dealer’s Hand

Why are so many people paying so much money for art? Ask David Zwirner.<p>Very important people line up differently from you and me. They don’t want to stand behind anyone else, or to acknowledge wanting something that can’t immediately be had. If there’s a door they’re eager to pass through, and …

Wine cellar and a space for intimate entertaining using the traditional mountain architecture

Wine cellar and a space for intimate entertaining using the traditional mountain architecture Architects: Carney Logan Burke Architects Location: …

Wine Cellars

Have a look inside the Lightbox, a photographer's charming abode by Bohlin Cywinski Jackson

Jul 3, '17 6:41 PM EST<p>Built within the dense forest of Point Roberts in Washington, the Lightbox is the aptly named home of a photographer and his …

Jerks and the Start-Ups They Ruin

The tech industry has a problem with “bro culture.” People have been complaining about it for years. Yet nobody has done much to fix it.<p>That may finally change, if the people in charge of Silicon Valley — venture capitalists, who control the money — start to realize that the real problem with tech …

Silicon Valley

How the Battle for Sunlight Shaped New York City

As the city reached for the sky, those down below had to scramble for daylight.<p>Ever since 19th century city commissioners laid a grid on the hilly island of Manhattan, New York City has been squeezing skyward. That’s meant natural light has always been in short supply—for some New Yorkers more than …

Urban Design

'The Big Short' author Michael Lewis tells us what scares him most about Trump and Wall Street — and why his new book is 'a love story without the sex'

<i><br>After nearly 30 years of writing, Michael Lewis has tackled his first love story.</i><p><i>Lewis, the author of "The Big Short" and "Moneyball," didn't go the typical romance route, though. His new book, "The Undoing Project," tells the story of Daniel "Danny" Kahneman and Amos Tversky, two best friends who</i> …

Wall Street

London gentrification: cliches and conundrums (and hipsters)

Reducing a complex outcome of the capital’s successes to all bad or all good doesn’t help us deal with it effectively<p>Gentrification happens when the demand for living and working space outstrips its supply in cities that people want to live in. It is force of change that is shaded, shaped, speeded …

Thailand - trouble in paradise

White sand and blue water - the image the tourism industry promotes of Thailand. But many tourists stayed away following a spate of terrorist …

Welcome To The City Of Trump

Some may cast blame on blue-city urbanites for overlooking the needs of Americans in rural flyover states during this election, but the fact of the matter is that America is urban. Over 60% of the U.S. population currently resides in cities–a figure likely to only grow. And if most Americans live …

Modern meets rustic in the Hemmingford House built from natural materials

A new home has sprung from the ruins of an old farmhouse in the countryside south of Montreal. SIMARD architecture blends old with new in the …

Architecture

How Australia is failing its indigenous people

Australia's economy has been growing for 25 years, the country is deemed one of the happiest in the world. But one group is not profiting from this …

The Privatized City Where Everything Is Tolled

In Chapter 1 of our Trump City series, we look at Trump’s privatization plan, and a city that charges you for everything.<p><i>This article is part of our seven-part series on the future of cities under President-elect Trump, for which we asked experts in urban planning, city surveillance, and social</i> …

The Only Way to Stay in Love

Most of us have experienced this scenario. Someone, perhaps a friend or relative, is venting to us about their partner. They're registering an endless list of complaints and qualities their partner has that drive them crazy. They tell stories of shouting, insulting, accusing, and stonewalling. Yet, …

Relationships

Reimagining modern home design

Modern architecture is about clean lines, spare design, minimal decoration, geometric forms. But more than that it’s about interpreting our homes and …

This Stunning Singapore Villa Perfectly Balances Indoor and Outdoor Living

We have always been fans of open layouts in private homes. Perfected by Brazilian architects Studio MK27, we come across the above new home in …

The Observer view on the high court ruling on Brexit and parliament | Observer editorial

The judgment is not about sabotaging Britain’s EU exit. It’s about respecting democracy and getting the best deal possible<p>It has become painfully clear since June’s vote to leave the European Union that Theresa May’s government and its supporters have little or no idea where the country is heading. …

Great Britain

Unique and Challenging Body Weight Exercises

Modified Roll Ups<p>The modified roll up is a great exercise for building core strength with no equipment necessary. This move is tougher than it looks, …

4 Simple Yet Effective Lower Back Stretches

Daily activities which require prolonged sitting or heavy lifting can put excess strain on your back. Over time, this can increase the risk of injury …

A Diary of Toxic Love

He said she was oversensitive. She said his constant criticism was tantamount to emotional abuse.<p>Just a few months into her new life in a new state with her boyfriend of three years, Lauren was nearing the breaking point. “I go back and forth between thinking I have to break up with him,” she told …

Relationships

3 Resistance Band Workouts To Do In 15 Minutes Or Less

<i>Philip Haynes / Getty Images</i><p>If you're looking for that perfect anywhere, anytime workout, a resistance band is one of the best tools around—they're …

A 15-Minute Workout That’ll Help You Crush Your Next Cardio Session

If you want to get better at cardio workouts spend some time doing plyometric exercises, explains Sara Lewis, trainer and owner of XO Fitness in …

8 Metabolism Secrets That Help You Blast Calories

Discover how to torch more calories every day and boost your metabolism in this complete guide to your body's fat-burning engine.

Quadricep Stretches

The quadriceps are four muscles located in the anterior part, or front, or your thigh. This muscle group acts to extend the leg while straightening …

8 Metabolism Secrets That Help You Burn Calories

It’s no wonder metabolism is a subject of fascination and speculation: The process that turns food into fuel powers all that we do. “Even when you’re …

A Gorgeous Home That's Good For The Planet

This German house has so many special features that it’s hard to know where to start.<p>Clean-lined architecture that creates a spare modern exterior. …

Dockers Great Pavlich Reveals His Purple Heart

“There I was, crying. Crying my eyes out.”<p>So begins the prologue to <i>Purple Heart</i>, Dockers great (former captain), AFL hero and Swanbourne resident …